28th Annual Session - Luxembourg, 4-8 July 2019

Luxembourg logoThe OSCE Parliamentary Assembly will meet for its 28th Annual Session on 4-8 July 2019 in Luxembourg under the theme “Advancing Sustainable Development to Promote Security: The Role of Parliaments.” 

Following several days of intense debate and committee work, the Annual Session will culminate in the adoption on 8 July of the Luxembourg Declaration, containing recommendations to the 57 nations of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe – and to the OSCE itself – in the fields of political affairs, security, economics, environment, human rights and humanitarian questions.

Speakers at the event will include:

• Fernand Etgen, President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg
• George Tsereteli, President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
• Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
• Steny Hoyer, United States House Majority Leader and Founding Member of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
• Liliane Maury Pasquier, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
• Miroslav Lajcak, Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia
• Ambassador Thomas Greminger, Secretary General of the OSCE
• Roberto Montella, Secretary General of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

The venue of the session is the European Convention Center, Luxembourg 4, Place de l’Europe, Luxembourg-Kirchberg (website).

Members of the media who wish to cover the Annual Session are asked to register by 26 JuneTo register for the Annual Session as a member of the media, please click here for a downloadable press registration form (Word document).

Document deadlines are as follows:

Compromise Supplementary items must be received at the International Secretariat in Copenhagen no later than Thursday 20 June.

Amendments to the three General Committee Draft Resolutions must be received at the International Secretariat in Copenhagen no later than Thursday 20 June. Amendments to Supplementary Items must be received at the International Secretariat in Copenhagen no later than Thursday 27 June.

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GENERAL COMMITTEE REPORTS AND DRAFT RESOLUTIONS

(Documents will be posted here in all six OSCE languages as they become available.)

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Committee on Political Affairs and Security
(First Committee)

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Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment 
(Second Committee)

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Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions
(Third Committee)

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SUPPLEMENTARY ITEMS

(Documents will be posted here in English, French and Russian as they become available.)

Title and principal sponsor
English French Russian
 1. Combating and Preventing Corruption (Margareta Cederfelt, Sweden) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
2. Educating Schoolchildren to Avoid Human Trafficking (Chris Smith, United States)
Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
3. Strategic Foresight for Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development (Boleslav Pirshtuk, Belarus)
Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
4. The Integration of Gender and Youth Perspectives in Efforts to Combat Climate Change (Hedy Fry, Canada) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
5. The Militarization by the Russian Federation of the Temporarily Occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sebastopol, Ukraine, the Black Sea, and the Sea of Azov (Artur Gerasymov, Ukraine) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
6. The Challenges Related to Returning and Relocating Foreign Terrorist Fighters (Makis Voridis, Greece) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
7. Neonatal Care as a Social Development Target (Paola Taverna, Italy) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
8. Combating Xenophobia, Aggressive Nationalism and Related Intolerance (Artem Turov, Russian Federation) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
9. Digitalization as an Advantage for Gender Policies (Stefana Miladinovic, Serbia) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
10. The Role of Civil Society – Individuals and Non-Governmental Organizations – in Realizing the Aims and Aspirations of the OSCE (Alcee Hastings, United States) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
11. The Role of National Parliaments in Preventing and Combating Corruption in the OSCE Area (Irene Charalambides, Cyprus) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
12. The Security and Human Rights Situation in Abkhazia, Georgia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia, Georgia (Sofio Katsarava, Georgia) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
13. Energy Security in the OSCE Area (Rute Miliute, Lithuania) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
14. Promoting Energy Security by Ensuring Access to Sustainable Energy (John Aldag, Canada) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
15. Good Practices for States Related to Private Military and Security Companies (Hugues Hiltpold, Switzerland) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
16. A Call for Stronger OSCE Action Against Increased Discrimination of Christians in Certain OSCE Participating States, as well as Adherents of Other Minority Faiths (Bjorn Soder, Sweden) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
17. Effective Migration Governance Based on Promoting Inclusive Societies and Dignified Returns (Nahima Lanjri, Belgium) Supplementary Item (ENG) Supplementary Item (FRE) Supplementary Item (RUS)
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